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Stanford Report, October 25, 2000
Economists debate the GOP and Democratic economic plans

Two leading economists from the Republican and Democratic camps will debate the U.S. presidential candidates' economic plans at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, in the Bechtel Conference Center in Encina Hall. A reception at 4:30 p.m. will precede the debate. The event is free and open to the public.

Michael J. Boskin, an economic adviser to presidential hopeful George W. Bush, and J. Bradford DeLong, former deputy assistant secretary of the treasury for economic policy under Clinton, will present their views in a talk sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Boskin is a founding faculty member of the institute and its former director. He is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George Bush.

DeLong is an economics professor at the University of California-Berkeley and a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank in San Francisco.